DJ Drama Preps New Project with Wyclef

DJ Drama has been busy as ever. XXLMag.com recently spoke with Mr. Thanksgiving about an upcoming mixtape he’s working on with Fabolous, which is a sequel to 2008’s There is No Competition. During the interview he mentioned an upcoming project that he’s working on with Wyclef.

“It’s Wyclef’s first all around hip-hop project since The Carnival,” Drama said. “He called me like, ‘Drama, let’s do something special. I don’t want to do a regular mixtape, I want to make a album.’ So we came up with the concept. I helped him put it together, executive produced it, helped him orchestrate it.”

V-12 the Hitman, Drama’s in-house producer, worked on four of the songs on the street album, which will be titled From the Hut to the Projects to the Mansion.

“Wyclef produced a bunch, Jermaine Dupri [too] and the shit’s crazy,” Drama said. “One of the songs on there is ‘The Streets Pronounced Me Dead.’ [It’s] Wyclef speaking on how the street didn’t think he had it.”

The extended EP, which Drama says actually has about 16 tracks, is scheduled to drop tomorrow (November 10). —Brooklyne Gipson with additional reporting by Jesse Gissen

  • $ykotic/Don McCaine

    DJ Drama,

    Can you PA-LEEEEEEEEZZ ease up on the ad-libs?

    Thank You,

    $yk

  • HU

    Wyclef is best when he’s making real music. And by that I mean with real instruments and everything. Hope this is decent.

    *Side Note* If you have a tattoo on your neck the most noble thing you can do is kill yourself. I do not mean to talk shit or start anything but statistically and in all likelihood, you are worthless.

  • capcobra

    wyclef and drama…hmmmmmm…it could be the best or worst thing since the canibus debut…it all depends on the features and the beats.

  • Mr. North

    Yeah, and Drama needs to stop with all the alias’ associated with new movies or pop culture. “Call us Inglorious Bastards!” Get the f%$# outta here.

  • caino

    hmmm, it could either be genius or…. well we know how bad Wyclef can be

    ‘It doesnt matter’ in a Rock Voice!

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